Genetic Screening

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Name: Genetic Screening
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

There's No Such Thing as TMI

My wife and I took the genetic tests. When the doctor told us we were in the clear, there was a measurable sense of relief. We knew there was a risk, since both of us are Jews of Eastern European ancestry. Twenty-five percent of Ashkenazi Jews, after ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dandruff fungus found in deep-sea vents

The fungus, of the genus Malassezia, has been shown to be incredibly hardy and ecologically diverse. The new insights were gained from genetic screening environmental samples located from around the world. With people, because the fungus requires fat ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors consult on case of boy with rare genetic disorder

Doctors from local and American hospitals consulted today about the case of an 11-year-old Shanghai boy with Cri du Chat syndrome, an uncommon genetic disorder.The boy was diagnosed with Cri du Chat, named after a French term for the cat-like crying sufferers ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese researchers find human gene for gout

(2014/08/22)Japanese researchers have found a genetic defect that drastically increases the chances of developing gout. The findings could be used to develop a screening test to uncover high-risk patients, giving them a chance to make lifestyle changes ... [Published Formosa Television (FTV) - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The smartphone as great healthcare leveler: Eric Topol

Eric Topol MD , cardiologist, Chief Medical Advisor for the rebooted (but so far quiet) AT&T ForHealth and Chief Academic Officer at Scripps Health , is no stranger to the ‘big statement’ and is well known as an advocate for all things mHealthy. For at ... [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why DNA testing isn’t always best for customising medical treatment

If doctors discovered you had a 30 per cent chance of developing colon cancer, would you want to know? What if that probability was only 10 per cent, or perhaps as high as 50? Maybe it would depend on what you could do to improve your prognosis – or whether ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Big Pregnancy Data

The influx of more and more data from genetic screening and marketing is changing pregnancies, the Atlantic writes. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

MGRC's New Genetic Screening Test to ‘Dtect’ DNA for Wellness

The Dtect Wellness test can identify genetic variations that affect an individual’s overall wellness and fitness levels. A Malaysian company has revolutionised wellness care through the screening of DNA to find ways to mitigate the risks for developing ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

'The Perfect 46' examines ethical dilemmas of genetic screening

Set in the near future, 'The Perfect 46' documents the rise, and fall, of a fictional genome-matching service. A panel of experts weighed in after a recent screening at Stanford.Whit Hertford plays Jesse Darden, the CEO of a genetic-screening company, ... [Published Health Canal - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic screening analysis of patients with hereditary diffuse gastric cancer from northern and ...

Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) is a hereditary autosomal inherited syndrome associated with CDH1 germline mutations. In Brazil, gastrointestinal tumors are among the most prevalent tumor types and constitute a serious public health problem, ... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Offer genetic screening to pregnant women earlier, say experts

Expectant mothers should be offered earlier screening forrare chromosomal conditions, the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC)recommends.Edwards' syndrome and Patau syndrome are the two most commonforms of trisomy after Down's syndrome. Although together ... [Published BioNews - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Earlier pregnancy genetic screening

7th August 2014 -- UK screening advisors are recommending earlier screening during pregnancy to test babies for two extremely rare but very serious chromosomal (genetic) abnormalities: Edwards' and Patau's syndrome.SOFT, the UK charity helping those affected ... [Published BootsWebMD - Aug 07 2014]

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...Mark Brecher , LabCorp's Chief Medical Officer. "This test is the latest example of LabCorp's continued commitment to introduce diagnostic tools that deliver advanced clinical information, enhance physician decision making and improve patient outcomes."
"The success rate is almost 100 percent now," Hammoud said. "Nowadays almost everybody can get pregnant. There's been tremendous advances in the lab with culturing the embryos and limiting the risks."
...to valuable science and technology that can improve their positive pregnancy outcomes," says Renata Prates, Reprogenetics Miami Lab Director. "With the goal to collaborate with researchers to support patient needs in this market, we are pleased to share that our first procedure is well underway. I hope to meet you in person at the FSREI meeting at vendor booth number 106."
"Genetic testing in this study was meant to investigate the tumor microenvironment for biomarkers of potential therapeutic predictive value" explained Ahmad A Tarhini, MD, PhD, the study's lead investigator and associate professorprofessor of medicine and translational science, University...

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LabCorp Announces the Availability of InformaSe... [Published 4 Traders - 2 hours ago]
There's No Such Thing as TMI [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Dandruff fungus found in deep-sea vents [Published Digital Journal - Aug 25 2014]
Doctors consult on case of boy with rare geneti... [Published Shanghai Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Japanese researchers find human gene for gout [Published Formosa Television (FTV) - Aug 22 2014]
IVF Michigan looks to restore hope for couples ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 22 2014]
The smartphone as great healthcare leveler: Eri... [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 22 2014]
Why DNA testing isn’t always best for customisi... [Published New Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
LabCorp Boosts Specialty Testing with Prenatal ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 20 2014]
PerkinElmer (PKI) Breaks Through Support... [Published Financial News Network online - Aug 20 2014]
Pre-implantation genetic screening-PGS and the ... [Published Live-PR.com - Aug 20 2014]
LabCorp jumps into prenatal Dx market already p... [Published FiercePharma - Aug 19 2014]
The Mutational Spectrum of Lynch Syndrome in Cy... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 19 2014]
Mutation Screening of Retinal Dystrophy Patient... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 19 2014]
Next-Generation Sequencing and the Transformati... [Published Bioscience Technology Online - Aug 18 2014]
'Wrongful Birth': Parents Sue Obstetrician For ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 18 2014]
China Must Lift Trade Restrictions on Rare Eart... [Published Yale Global Online - Aug 18 2014]
Big Pregnancy Data [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Aug 18 2014]
MGRC's New Genetic Screening Test to ‘Dtect’ DN... [Published PRWeb - Aug 18 2014]
The Bump Effect: Nine Months of Big Data [Published MSN News - Aug 17 2014]
'The Perfect 46' examines ethical dilemmas of g... [Published Health Canal - Aug 16 2014]
Screening for new breast cancer genes leaves wo... [Published Harvard Medical School - Aug 16 2014]
'The Perfect 46' examines ethical dilemmas of g... [Published News from Stanford's School of Medicine - Aug 15 2014]
New cancer gene makes preventative mastectomy a... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 14 2014]
Reprogenetics expands to Southeast with Miami f... [Published PBR - News - Aug 14 2014]
A mother’s labour of love for her perfect, ‘imp... [Published Kidspot Australia - Aug 14 2014]
A Woman’s Center for Reproductive Medicine Now ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 14 2014]
China Must Lift Trade Restrictions on Rare Eart... [Published Environment News Service - Aug 13 2014]
Genetic screening analysis of patients with her... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 13 2014]
A Network for Courageous Parents Offers New Vie... [Published Forward - Aug 13 2014]
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Big Pregnancy Data [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Aug 18 2014]
The influx of more and more data from genetic screening and marketing is changing pregnancies, the Atlantic writes. read more ...
'The Perfect 46' examines ethical dilemmas of g... [Published News from Stanford's School of Medicine - Aug 15 2014]
Set in the near future, 'The Perfect 46' documents the rise, and fall, of a fictional genome-matching service. A panel of experts weighed in after a recent screening at Stanford. ...
Reprogenetics expands to Southeast with Miami f... [Published PBR - News - Aug 14 2014]
Reprogenetics, the largest genetics laboratory in the United States specializing in Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS), the technique of examining the normal number of chromosomes in embryos, announced the grand opening of its new facility in Miami, ...
The Healthiest [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 14 2014]
Preimplantation genetic screening aims to ensure that healthy embryos are implanted during IVF, but critics say the process may decrease odds of becoming pregnant, the New York Times reports. read more ...
[tt] NYT: Fertility Clinics Scan for the Strong... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 13 2014]
Fertility Clinics Scan for the Strongest Embryo http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/12/health/fertility-clinics-scan-for-the-strongest-embryo.html By ANDREW POLLACKAnnika Levitt initially resisted the fertility clinic's suggestionthat only one embryo--rather ...
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